A cover letter for executive administrative assistant position is a very important part of your job application set. If written effectively, it can maximize the chances of an interview.
Resumes that reach a hiring manager’s desk without a cover letter are seldom paid attention to.
Well, resumes are not exactly interesting reads – they can become cumbersome to read and process owing to the amount of information they carry. A resume that is “covered” by a cover letter seems more attractive as you get a teaser before watching the actual movie. The cover letter sets the pace of the resume, making it easy for the hiring manager to make the decision to pick up the accompanying resume.
The sample below will help you build a perfect cover letter for Executive Administrative Assistant Resume.
320 Seventh Street
Austin, TX 25140
December 29, 2016
Mr. Smith Anderson
Senior Director (Human Resources)
ABC Banking solutions
74 Some Street
Austin, TX, 23210
Dear Mr. Anderson:
I am pleased to submit my job application for the position of Executive Administrative Assistant at ABC Banking solutions, as advertised in Daily Times. With my Associate’s Degree in Office Administration and over two years of hands-on experience in clerical and secretarial capacities, I am positive that my expertise and skills will be beneficial for ABC Banking solutions.
According to the requirements stated in your job description, you need an enthusiastic team player with an exceptional ability to manage routine clerical work of your office. Through my work at Little City Foundation, I applied and improved my secretarial abilities that I initially developed through my education. I polished my skills in organizing meetings, distributing agendas, taking minutes at a variety of organization meetings and sending them to the appropriate attendees. Moreover, I am able to administer a range of executive support tasks in a team environment. Over and above, I possess advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook and MS Access.
By virtue of my education, skills and experience, I am sure that I’ll be a perfect addition to your team. I will call you after 6 days to see if you have received my application, and possibly, to setup an interview date and time. Meanwhile, I can be reached at (023) 900-9999 or via email at (Email).
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to meeting with you and discuss my qualifications for Executive Administrative Assistant position at your prestigious organization.